Joan Drucker, MD, Infectious Disease Therapeutic Lead

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Dr. Joan Drucker is an infectious disease and vaccines expert, with more than 30 years in academic and pharmaceutical medicine investigating new drugs, biologics, and devices across multiple therapeutic areas. As Infectious Disease Therapeutic Lead at Linical Americas, Dr. Drucker provides expert medical and scientific training to project teams, as well as oversight of protocol compliance and patient safety. Before Linical Americas, Dr. Drucker held a number of executive positions within the clinical development industry, including:  Vice President, Medical Strategy; Global Head, Infectious Diseases and Vaccines Center of Excellence for IQVIA, Chief Medical Officer for Accelovance, an independent medical and strategic consultant to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and Chief Medical Officer for Trimeris, Inc. Additionally, Dr. Drucker served for 12 years at Burroughs Wellcome/GlaxoWellcome where she directed Phase I-IV antiviral and infectious diseases clinical research in both US and international medical affairs. Dr. Drucker is a board-certified internist licensed to practice in North Carolina, and a former faculty member in infectious diseases at Duke University Medical School.  Dr. Drucker completed her undergraduate work at Harvard University, received her Medical Degree from The University of Virginia, completed her internal medicine residency at Tufts’ Faulkner Hospital, and her infectious diseases fellowship at Duke University.